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Introduction

Greg Thomas

in Border Blurs: Concrete Poetry in England and Scotland

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620269
eISBN:
9781789629538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620269.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter presents the critical context and overarching narrative of the text. Concrete poetry has not been subject to extensive literary-critical attention, particularly in a British context, ... More


The Autonomous Object of Concrete Poetry

Rebecca Kosick

in Material Poetics in Hemispheric America: Words and Objects 1950-2010

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474474603
eISBN:
9781474490924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474474603.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

In the concrete poem, language is not a representation of extra-poetic objects, feelings or ideas but an object all its own. In this chapter, Brazilian concrete poetry by Haroldo de Campos, Augusto ... More


Concrete Poetry/Konkrete Poesie/Poesia Concreta: The International Scene

Greg Thomas

in Border Blurs: Concrete Poetry in England and Scotland

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620269
eISBN:
9781789629538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620269.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter provides an overview of the international concrete poetry movement of the 1950s-70s, which frames the development of concrete poetry in England and Scotland. Concrete poetry first ... More


How Poetry Matters

Rebecca Kosick

in Material Poetics in Hemispheric America: Words and Objects 1950-2010

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474474603
eISBN:
9781474490924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474474603.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter opens a discussion of how language’s vitality registers in and as material. It assesses the reception of material poetics in late twentieth century North America and compares the ... More


Off-Concrete: Edwin Morgan

Greg Thomas

in Border Blurs: Concrete Poetry in England and Scotland

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620269
eISBN:
9781789629538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620269.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

The Glaswegian poet Edwin Morgan coined the term ‘off-concrete’ to describe one of his own concrete poems. In this chapter, the term is used to characterise his overall approach to the style, which ... More


Order and Doubt: Ian Hamilton Finlay

Greg Thomas

in Border Blurs: Concrete Poetry in England and Scotland

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620269
eISBN:
9781789629538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620269.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

The Edinburgh-based poet Ian Hamilton Finlay was both the first publisher of concrete poetry and the first published concrete poet in Britain. But his interaction with the movement was relatively ... More


Apophasis: Dom Sylvester Houédard

Greg Thomas

in Border Blurs: Concrete Poetry in England and Scotland

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620269
eISBN:
9781789629538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620269.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

For poets such as Finlay and Morgan, concrete poetry remained a fundamentally linguistic practice, with visual effects used to enhance or methodically alter a central semantic message. For the ... More


Concrete USA: Building Ronald Johnson’s ARK

Rebecca Kosick

in Material Poetics in Hemispheric America: Words and Objects 1950-2010

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474474603
eISBN:
9781474490924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474474603.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Chapter 4 argues that Ronald Johnson’s ARK, written over a period of twenty years from the 1970s to the 1990s, represents a future of concrete poetry. This chapter shows how ARK carried the practice ... More


Abstract Concrete: Bob Cobbing

Greg Thomas

in Border Blurs: Concrete Poetry in England and Scotland

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620269
eISBN:
9781789629538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620269.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

In the work of the London-based poet Bob Cobbing, we can sense the culmination of a global shift in the definition of concrete poetry. For Cobbing, concrete poetry became a means of transcending or ... More


?Concrete Poetry and After: Conclusion

Greg Thomas

in Border Blurs: Concrete Poetry in England and Scotland

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620269
eISBN:
9781789629538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620269.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Having considered concrete poetry in England and Scotland largely in relation to global trends, in the final chapter this text turns its attention to the binding characteristics of concrete poetry in ... More


Border Blurs: Concrete Poetry in England and Scotland

Greg Thomas

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620269
eISBN:
9781789629538
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620269.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This book presents the first in-depth account of the relationship between English and Scottish poets and the international concrete poetry movement of the 1950s-70s. Concrete poetry was a literary ... More


A New Cohesive Element: Abstract Art and the Abolition of Syntax

Natalie Ferris

in Abstraction in Post-War British Literature 1945-1980

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
February 2022
ISBN:
9780198852698
eISBN:
9780191887055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198852698.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The second chapter analyses the emergence of the British concrete poetry movement, surveying the ways in which the poetic ‘object’ was ostensibly pulled in one of two directions: fauvist or ... More


The Ballet of the Speech Organs: The Poetry of Bob Cobbing 1965–2000

in The Poetry of Saying: British Poetry and its Discontents, 1950-2000

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238195
eISBN:
9781846313806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853238195.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter focuses on the works of English poet Bob Cobbing, a senior and major exponent of the international concrete poetry movement. Cobbing practiced both visual and sound poetry, and has made ... More


The Logic of Print

Craig Dworkin

in Radium of the Word: A Poetics of Materiality

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226743424
eISBN:
9780226743738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226743738.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter focuses on the representational potential of various modes of printing, including mimeograph, Ditto, letterpress, and silkscreen. In practical terms, it asks whether one mode of ... More


Material Poetics in Hemispheric America: Words and Objects 1950-2010

Rebecca Kosick

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474474603
eISBN:
9781474490924
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474474603.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Material Poetics in Hemispheric America examines poets and artists in the Americas during the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries to show how they worked to make language into material ... More


Kinetic Concrete Poetry

Roberto Simanowski

in Digital Art and Meaning: Reading Kinetic Poetry, Text Machines, Mapping Art, and Interactive Installations

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816667376
eISBN:
9781452946788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816667376.003.0003
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

This chapter describes the contemporary kinetic concrete poetry and its distinction from classical concrete poetry. It identifies the connection between software art, mannerism, postmodernism, ... More


Ian Hamilton Finlay: Scottish Futurist

Ross Hair

in Avant-Folk: Small Press Poetry Networks from 1950 to the Present

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781781383292
eISBN:
9781786944078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383292.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Chapter 2 examines the formative period in Ian Hamilton Finlay’s career when he encountered the work of like-minded poets in the United States, including Niedecker. Chapter 2 argues that Finlay’s use ... More


/ Transferring the “Luminous Detail”: Sousândrade, Pound, and the Imagist Origins of Brazilian Concrete Poetry

Ignacio Infante

in After Translation: The Transfer and Circulation of Modern Poetics Across the Atlantic

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780823251780
eISBN:
9780823252831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251780.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Chapter 4 focuses on the Brazilian movement of Concrete poetics developed by the São Paulo-based brothers Augusto and Haroldo de Campos that revolutionized both Latin American and world poetry during ... More


The Logic of Spacing

Craig Dworkin

in Radium of the Word: A Poetics of Materiality

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226743424
eISBN:
9780226743738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226743738.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Chapter Five focuses on the work of N. H. Pritchard, who worked at the intersection of the most politically vociferous Black Arts poetry and the most minimalist concrete poetry, experimenting with ... More


The Aesthetics of Administration: Heimrad Bäcker’s transcript

Patrick Greaney

in Quotational Practices: Repeating the Future in Contemporary Art

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816687343
eISBN:
9781452949116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816687343.003.0004
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

This chapter is concerned with Heimrad Bäcker’s use of documentation, isolation, quotation, and abbreviation—a method he dubbed as “concretion” because of its association with concrete poetry. This ... More


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